March is the first month of spring along with school holiday time over spring school break 2013. Timing for the spring March break varies from province to province but generally f runs 10 days over two weekends. March is also Maple Syrup production time and Maple Syrup Festivals fun for families.
March in Canada Dates 2013
March Break Dates Canada 2013
March 1, 2013: March Break Holiday starts on Friday March 1 in Quebec and New Brunswick, and ends in April in Newfoundland and Saskatchewan. Go to March Break Canada dates for each Province in Canada
More March Dates in Canada
10th Daylight Saving Time Begins, More on Daylight Savings
15th The Ides of March, Ides History
17th St. Patrick's Day, St. Patricks Day History
20th First Day of Spring, Spring Equinox,
22nd World Water Day World Water Day (WWD) is held annually on 22 March to generate general attention on the importance of water and to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Stakeholders are invited to devote this Day, as appropriate in the national context, to concrete activities such as the promotion of public awareness. See Canada Water Week Events
Month of March History
The history of March ties in with spring and vacation time in Canada . See more on holiday-vacation staycation in Canada
Canada Historical March Dates
March 2, 1927 -- The British dominion of Newfoundland wins a 25-year boundary dispute with Canada. Labrador, which had been claimed by Quebec, is awarded to Newfoundland.
March 6, 1834 -- York reverts to its original name, Toronto, and is incorporated as a city.
March 16, 1649 -- More than 1,000 Iroquois overrun the Huron missions of New France, torturing to death the missionaries who established them. The mission recreated is in Midland Ontario Canada. Sainte Marie among the Hurons. Also see Huronia Ouendat Village in Midland. Book Midland Hotels
March 21, 1821 -- The Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company merge after decades of often-fierce rivalry.
March 23, 1752 -- Canada's first newspaper, the Halifax Gazette, is printed by John Bushell.
March 29, 1778 -- James Cook, George Vancouver and their crews become the first Europeans known to have landed at British Columbia
March 31, 1949 -- Newfoundland officially enters Confederation.
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